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  • International Tea Day: Reflecting on a year steeped in positive change

    It’s often said there’s nothing quite so satisfying as a nice cup of tea and a sit down. But today — International Tea Day — we’d like to offer something…

    International Tea Day: Reflecting on a year steeped in positive change
  • The extra mile for sustainable change in the tea industry

    Today is International Tea Day in tea producing countries — and as most of us will at least enjoy one cup of tea today, it is interesting to note that…

    The extra mile for sustainable change in the tea industry
  • Dutch supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector

    Dutch supermarkets have joined forces to ensure a living wage for banana workers in the international production chain. The partnering retailers aim is to reduce the gap between the currently…

    Dutch supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector
  • Living wage: discussions with banana producers in Costa Rica

    With draft figures from the living wage benchmark study in Costa Rica now available, the IDH banana project has moved to the next step: calculating the current wages associated with…

    Living wage: discussions with banana producers in Costa Rica
  • Identifying the living wage gap at farm level

    A new self-assessment tool developed in collaboration with Rainforest Alliance Rainforest Alliance and IDH developed a self-assessment tool for identifying the living wage gap at farm level. The tool,…

    Identifying the living wage gap at farm level
  • Floricultural sector joins forces to press for more responsible production

    The floricultural sector, civil society and the Dutch national government will minimize the risks of negative impacts and work towards a more sustainable production chain. By signing the International Responsible…

    Floricultural sector joins forces to press for more responsible production
  • A living wage for Malawian tea workers comes one step closer

    IDH’s tea program in Malawi is one step closer to realize a living wage for Malawian tea workers. The living wage gap is closed by 20%. One year after starting…

    A living wage for Malawian tea workers comes one step closer
  • Living Wages in the Banana sector

    Employment in the export sector promises a potential solution for poor working conditions and low wages. In many production countries, however, it is common that workers receive insufficient wages to…

    Living Wages in the Banana sector
  • Making steps towards Living Wage with the support of the private sector

    Ending poverty is not possible until workers are paid sufficient wages to meet their basic needs and the private sector is looking for the best practices and solutions to make…

    Making steps towards Living Wage with the support of the private sector
  • New recognition process for living wage benchmark methodologies

    To assist companies in identifying living wage benchmarks they can work with to further their own strategies on living wages, IDH has developed a process that gives recognition to robust…

    New recognition process for living wage benchmark methodologies